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Mass Resignation from Scientific Reports’s Editorial Board

By Catherine Offord | November 7, 2017

Nineteen researchers have stepped down after the journal decided not to retract a paper that they say plagiarized the work of a Johns Hopkins biomedical scientist.

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Parkinson’s Researcher Notches 17 Retracted Papers

By Aggie Mika | September 13, 2017

Scientific misconduct motivated Yoshihiro Sato’s three additional retractions last month; his institution doesn’t respond. 

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Nature Plants explains how it handled a manuscript coauthored by Patrice Dunoyer, a biologist with multiple retractions to his name.

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Notable Science Quotes

By The Scientist Staff | February 1, 2017

Intellectual property theft, gun violence, scientific failure, and more

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image: Survey: UK Researchers Rife with Misconduct

Survey: UK Researchers Rife with Misconduct

By Bob Grant | July 5, 2016

Are scores of British scientists faking data and plagiarizing?

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Repeat Offenders

By Kerry Grens | April 25, 2016

Scanning the literature, scientists find that nearly 2 percent of papers contain duplicated and manipulated figures, among other image-prep no-nos.

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Retractions Often Due to Plagiarism: Study

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2015

The number of plagiarism-based retractions has grown since the advent of detection software, according to a BioMed Central analysis.

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Author Sues Journal

By Kerry Grens | February 10, 2015

The American Diabetes Association faces a lawsuit after journal editors express concern over several papers.

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image: Study: Scientists Witness Plagiarism Often

Study: Scientists Witness Plagiarism Often

By Kerry Grens | November 3, 2014

A meta-analysis of surveys used to gauge plagiarism among scientists finds that nearly one-third of researchers have witnessed the problem.

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image: RIKEN to Review 20,000 Papers

RIKEN to Review 20,000 Papers

By Jef Akst | May 5, 2014

In the wake of allegations of research misconduct, the president of the Japanese research institute asks that all labs review their publications for evidence of manipulated images or plagiarism.

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